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Question 1
Who on 20 April 2014 won the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis?
A
Roger Federer
B
Stanislas Wawrinka
C
Bob Bryan
D
Ivan Dodi
Question 2
Name the new book of Hillary Clinton that was due to released on 10 June 2014?
A
Living History
B
It Takes a Village
C
Hard Choices
D
A Terrible Beauty
Question 3
International Mother Earth Day observed across the world on?
A
1 April 2014
B
20 April 2014
C
22 April 2014
D
24 April 2014
Question 4
Name the first US male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades (since 1983)?
A
Wilson Chebet
B
Frankline Chepkwony
C
Rita Jeptoo
D
Meb Keflezighi
Question 5
The biennial conference of the 21-member Western Pacific Naval Symposium from 21 April to 25 April was held in which country?
A
Vietnam
B
Singapore
C
Papua New Guinea
D
China
Question 6
A company of US has developed a life-sized Atlas Anthropomorphic robot called Atlas as a part of a challenge to create a robot that could go at the places, which are dangerous to humans. Name the company that has developed the robot?
A
Boston Dynamics
B
iRobot designs
C
Robot Operating System
D
Adept MobileRobots
Question 7
Supreme Court of India on 25 April 2014 referred the matter of remission of the life imprisonment of seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Constitutional Bench. It also said that the interim order of staying the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to free them will continue. When Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated?
A
1990
B
1991
C
1992
D
1989
Question 8
Who became the first Indian to won Thailand Tour title of Asian Bowling Federation?
A
Deepak Kumar
B
Shaik Abdul Hameed
C
Vijay Kamal
D
Ali Al-Rashidi
Question 9
A professor of Indian origin was named as one of the ten Solar Champions of Change on 19 April 2014 for solar deployment across America by the White House. What is the name of the professor?
A
Navneeth kumar
B
Sathya Nadella
C
Rajendra Singh
D
None of the Above
Question 10
Who won the Asian Continental Chess Championship 2014?
A
Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan
B
Adhiban of India
C
Yu Yangyi of China
D
Abhijeet Gupta of India
Question 11
Who received the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards 2014?
A
Bollywood star Sharuk Khan
B
Hollywood star John Travolta
C
Hollywood star Kevin Spacey
D
Bollywood star Salman Khan
Question 12
M S Subbulakshmi Foundation announced M S Subbulakshmi Award 2014. Who was selected for the award?
A
Mathangi Sathyamurthy
B
Saikumar
C
Sujathan
D
R Subramanya Sharma
Question 13
Who was appointed as India's first Ambassador to the separate Indian Mission to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) & East Asia Summit?
A
Angkana Netrviseth
B
Navneeth kumar
C
Suresh Kumar Reddy
D
Susan Devoy
Question 14
World Malaria Day 2014 was celebrated on which day?
A
25 March 2014
B
25 April 2014
C
20 April 2014
D
20 March 2014
Question 15
BMW Malaysian Open 2014 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20 April 2014. Who won the tittle?
A
Donna Vekic of Croatia
B
Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia
C
Zhang Shuai of China
D
Magda Linette of Poland
Question 16
Asian Bowling Federation 2014 was held on 19 April 2014 who won the women’s title?
A
Kritsanakorn Sangaroon
B
Benchawan
C
Tanaprang Sathean
D
Angkana Netrviseth
Question 17
Recently, European Parliament on 15 April 2014 approved the Banking Union reforms. The banking reforms will provide a set of rules to supervise the eurozone banks and deal with any future failures. What was the name given to the set of the rules?
A
Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)
B
Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)
C
Mechanism for the banking norms
D
European banking standards
Question 18
Who won inaugural Richmond Open 2014 of Squash?
A
Rachael Grinham
B
Susan Devoy
C
Tania Bailey
D
Joshna Chinappa
Question 19
Gabriel Garcia Marquez died on 17 April 2014 in Mexico. In which field he received nobel price in 1982?
A
Literature
B
Physics
C
Chemistry
D
Economy
Question 20
What is the theme of the 2014 International Mother Earth Day?
A
Green Cities
B
Stand-Up For Mother Earth
C
Interactive Dialogue on Harmony with Nature
D
None of the above
Question 21
The Supreme Court of India on 24 April 2014 ordered that the special audit of property, assets and accounts of a temple under the supervision of the former Comptroller and Audit General of India, Vinod Rai. Name the temple of which the audit has been ordered?
A
Kerala’s Sri Krishna Temple
B
Kerala’s Sree Padmanabha Swamy
C
Tamil Nadu’s Brihadeeswarar Temple
D
Karnataka’s Chamundeswari Temple
Question 22
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on 22 April 2014 launched the AIFF Academy Certification to set a standard of youth development in the country, through certification model. Which of the following is not a part of the Criteria of certification under which the academies will be assessed and certified?
A
Coaching staff and qualifications
B
Facilities
C
Training schedule, training sessions
D
None of the above
Question 23
Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on 23 April 2014 asked private telecom company to immediately withdraw its controversial advertisement on Pashmina Shawls. Name the company who has been asked?
A
Vodafone
B
Idea Cellular
C
Reliance
D
Airtel
Question 24
Indian railways information and technology arm on 23 April 2014 launched a new mobile application that can be used for various enquiries including train running status. At present, this application has been launched for Windows 8 phones. Name the organisation that has launched the application?
A
National Train Enquiry System
B
Centre for Railway Information Systems
C
Enterprise Asset Management Solutions
D
Rail Inspection Systems
Question 25
The Chariman of Rajya Sabha, Hamid Ansari in April 2014 administered oath to four members as Rajya Sabha member on four vacant seats of Odisha in his Chamber in Parliament House. One of the four members who took the oath of the Upper House of the Parliament is also a Chairman of IPL, name him?
A
AU Singh Deo
B
Kalpataru Das
C
Sarojini Hembram
D
Ranjib Biswal
Question 26
Hero MotoCorp on 21 April 2014 announced that it has entered Bangladesh in two wheeler segment through a joint venture of 55:45 with a Bangladesh firm. Name it?
A
Tagaz
B
Aftab Automobiles
C
Nitol Niloy
D
Walton Hi-Tech Industries
Question 27
What is KOI-3278?
A
Planet
B
Asteroids
C
Moon
D
Self-lensing binary star system
Question 28
The Supreme Court of India has directed that woman employee of the central government can get an uninterrupted leave for ________ years for childcare and it includes needs like examination and sickness?
A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 29
Name the publisher that will publish a book Hard Choices of Hillary Rodham Clinton?
A
Bloomsbury Publishing
B
Simon & Shuster
C
Harper Collins P
D
Penguin Random House
Question 30
Name the former American middleweight boxer, who died on 20 April 2014 following a battle with prostate cancer?
A
Tommy Morrison
B
Rubin Hurricane Carter
C
Ultimate Warrior
D
Earl Weaver
Question 31
Name the company that on 26 April 2014 completed the acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business?
A
Microsoft based in the US
B
Oracle based in the US
C
Adobe Systems based in the US
D
SAP based in Germany
Question 32
Justice Lodha succeeded Justice P. Sathasivam as the 41st Chief Justice of India. Name the person, who was the first Chief Justice of India?
A
Justice E.S. Venkataramiah
B
Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania
C
Justice P.N. Bhagwati
D
Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah
Question 33
Polo, the only Gorilla in Indian Zoo died on 26 April 2014 in Mysore Zoo due to respiratory infection and age related ailments after being treated for about a month. This gorilla was gifted to the Mysore zoo by?
A
Congo’s Gorilla Kingdom
B
Georgia’s Atlanta Zoo
C
Africa’s Westland Lowland Gorilla Zoo
D
Ireland’s Dublin Zoo
Question 34
Name the Indian who on 28 April 2014 won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for the year 2014 that is commonly called as the Green Nobel.
A
Helen Holden
B
Ramesh Agrawal
C
Rudi Putra
D
Suren Gazaryan
Question 35
Name the sports authority that on 29 April 2014 announced an increase of 10.8 percent in the total prize amount for the year?
A
International Cricket Association
B
Wimbledon
C
World Archery Federation
D
Federation International de Football Association
Question 36
Name the person who in April 2014 registered a FIR in Pakistan to prove innocence of the legendary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh in the murder case of the Lahore SSP, John P Saunders in 1928?
A
Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi
B
Hemu Kalani
C
Amber Hussain
D
Craig Mundie
Question 37
Name the person who stepped down from his role as UN’s Messenger of Peace amid the reports of his engagement with a human Rights lawyer?
A
George Clooney
B
Tom Hanks
C
Will Smith
D
Bradley Cooper
Question 38
The Supreme Court of India on 1 May 2014 reconstituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor the probe into the black money case. To provide guidance and direction to the SIT in investigation of all cases of black money in the country and abroad, the Court has appointed a person as its Chairman. Name him?
A
Retired Judge Arijit Pasayat
B
Retired Judge MB Shah
C
Justice H L Dattu
D
Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
Question 39
Name the African country that will use India-made Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the countries Presidential Election, scheduled in November 2014
A
Namibia
B
Mauritius
C
Burundi
D
Nigeria
Question 40
Archaeologists have discovered a granary with walls of mud-bricks during just-concluded excavation at a Harappan civilisation site. The excavation work was done from January to April 2014. Name the place where the granary was discovered?
A
Dholavira
B
Rakhigarhi
C
Lothal
D
Ganweriwala
Question 41
President of India on 2 May 2014 conferred Gallantry Awards on 55 personnel for their distinguished service and bravery at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Who of the following is not the recipient of Kriti Chakras?
A
Bhupal Singh Chhantel Magar
B
Lohit Sonowal
C
Bhrigu Nandan Choudhary
D
Balwinder Singh
Question 42
Name the Indian veteran trap shooter who on 2 May 2014 jumped to the third spot in the world rankings. He achieved the rank after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, USA, in March 2014.
A
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
B
Abhinav Bindra
C
Heena Sindhu
D
Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Question 43
Who won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Portugal Open 2014 held in Portugal on 3 May 2014?
A
Eva Hrdinova of Cezech and Valeria Solovyeva of Russia
B
Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe
C
Vera Dushevina of Russia and Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain
D
Hao-Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei and Liezel Huber of US
Question 44
Sania and Cara Black of Zimbabwe together how many titles they won along with WTA Portugal Open 2014?
A
3 titles
B
5 titles
C
1 title
D
4 titles
Question 45
On what day World Press Freedom Day was observed annually?
A
30 April
B
1 May
C
3 May
D
5 May
Question 46
In India the period of the monsoon season strats and ends in the months of?
A
March to September
B
May to December
C
June to September
D
None of these
Question 47
Who won the Asian Continental Chess Championship 2014?
A
Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan
B
Adhiban of India
C
Yu Yangyi of China
D
Abhijeet Gupta of India
Question 48
Who received the award in Performance in a Leading Role (Male)?
A
Shahrukh Khan- Chennai Express
B
Ranveer Singh - Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram
C
Farhan Akhtar - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
D
Dhanush - Raanjhanaa
Question 49
India occupied which place of largest economy in the recent World Bank Report in terms of the Purchasing Power Parity?
A
Third largest Economy
B
Fourth Largest Economy
C
Fifth Largest Economy
D
Second largest Economy
Question 50
Who is the President and CEO of the Nokia?
A
Satya Nadella
B
Rakesh Agrawal
C
S. D. Shibulal
D
Rajeev Suri
Question 51
The US Green Building Council released the list of LEED outside United States, what is the rank of India?
A
Rank 3
B
Rank 5
C
Rank 1
D
Rank 7
Question 52
Which film got the highest awards in different categories in the IIFA Awards 2014?
A
Chennai Express
B
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
C
Shaadi ke Sideeffects
D
Aashiqui 2
Question 53
Name the city that on 1 May 2014 agreed to allow construction of a place of worship in form of a full-fledged Gurudwara in the city?
A
Johannesburg
B
Cape Town
C
Accra
D
Kisumu
Question 54
Name the Indian-American whose name was confirmed by US Senate as the federal judge in Illinois?
A
Vijay Gandhi
B
Ami Bera
C
Vijay K Nambiar
D
Manish Shah
Question 55
National Basketball Association (NBA) on 1 May 2014 banned Los Angeles Clippers owner for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars over an alleged racist remark on African-American spectators in the stand. Name the owner?
A
Michael Jordon
B
Donald Sterling
C
Bruce Levenson
D
Michael Gearon
Question 56
The Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 appointed a person as the third arbitrator to resolve the dispute between the Central government and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on KG basin. The person would be the Chairman of the Arbitral Tribunal. Name the person?
A
S P Bharucha
B
V N Khare
C
James Spigelman
D
Michael Hudson McHugh
Question 57
Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) was launched in a country in April 2014 in tie up of a leading Indian financial and health care service player. Name the country?
A
Kuwait
B
UAE
C
Saudi Arabia
D
Oman
Question 58
Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 rule designated an authority person to record statement of rape victims within 24 hours instead of police officials. Name the authority?
A
Judicial Magistrate
B
Judge of a High Court
C
Collector of the District
D
None of the above
Question 59
Name the recipient of the 2014 Canada India Foundation Chachalani Global Indian Award?
A
Deepak
B
Ratan Tata
C
NR Narayana Murthy
D
Sam Pitroda
Question 60
Name the footballer who was named as the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year at an award ceremony on 28 April 2014 in London.
A
Eden Hazard of Chelsea
B
Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United
C
Luis Suarez of Liverpool
D
Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea
Question 61
Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha was sworn-in as the 41st Chief Justice of India as the successor of?
A
Justice P. Sathasivam
B
Justice Altamas Kabir
C
S.H. Kapadia
D
K.G. Balakrishnan
Question 62
Who discovered the non-insulin drug candidate for diabetic patients in the second week of April 2014?
A
William Bayliss
B
Murray Gell-Mann
C
Arnab De
D
Paul Dirac
Question 63
Ebola detected recently in Guinea of African Continent is caused by
A
Virus
B
Bacteria
C
Fungi
D
Anopheles mosquito
Question 64
Who won the Bahrain Grand Prix on 7 April 2014?
A
Nico Rosberg
B
Lewis Hamilton
C
Vettel
D
Nico Hulkenberg
Question 65
Name the demographer who died recently and was known for coining the term BIMARU to indicate the low level of progress in some States of Northern India?
A
B R Ambedkhar
B
Satish Kumar
C
Asish Bose
D
Raj Krishna
Question 66
Name the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that was sold for 60 crore rupees in the first week of April 2014?
A
INS Vikrant
B
INS Arihant
C
INS Vikramaditya
D
INS Viraat
Question 67
Name the team that replaced India from the top position in the rankings of ICC Twenty20 rankings released on 8 April 2014?
A
England
B
South Africa
C
Sri Lanka
D
Australia
Question 68
Sri Lanka on 6 April 2014 won the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 title after defeating India by six wickets in the final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who was adjudged as the Man of the series of the tournament?
A
Lasith Malinga
B
Virant Kohli
C
Kumar Sangakkara
D
MS Dhoni
Question 69
Seven Anacondas will be brought in India to be kept in the Delhi zoo. The anacondas will be brought over from?
A
Jacksonville and Gardens Zoo in Northeast Florida
B
Dehiwala zoo in Sri Lanka
C
3400 W Girard Ave Zoo in Philadelphia
D
Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington
Question 70
India was defeated by Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who captained the Sri Lankan side in the final?
A
Lasith Malinga
B
Mahela Jayawardena
C
Kumar Sangakkara
D
Lahiru Thirimanne
Question 71
Who was recently crowned as the fbb Femina Miss India 2014?
A
Navneer Kaur Dhillion
B
Jhataleka Malhotra
C
Koyal Rana
D
Gail Nicole Da’Silva
Question 72
Name the team that won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) by defeating Odisha 6-2 in the finals at Chennai, Tamil Nadu?
A
Punjab
B
Jharkhand
C
West Bengal
D
Haryana
Question 73
Iwao Hakamada, the Japanese boxer was recently awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC). Hakamada was freed from death row on 27 March 2014 after how many years in prison following a murder conviction?
A
28
B
36
C
48
D
52
Question 74
Name the novel of Indian American novelist, Jhumpa Lahiri’s that has been shortlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction on 8 April 2014.
A
Americanah
B
The Undertaking
C
Burial Rites
D
Lowland
Question 75
Name the city which on 7 April 2014 received its first passenger train?
A
Itanagar the capital of Arunachal Pradesh
B
Dispur, the capital of Assam
C
Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram
D
Agartala, the capital of Tripura
Question 76
The lawmakers of Spain on 8 April 2014 voted to reject the request by the authorities of a region to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November 2014. Name the region whose authorities have sent the referendum proposal?
A
Cantabria
B
La Rioja
C
Navarre
D
Catalonia
Question 77
World Bank on 9 April 2014 projected that the economic growth rate of India for the fiscal year 2014-2015 will be
A
5.5%
B
5.7%
C
6.1%
D
6.6%
Question 78
Name the first Indian cricketer, who has featured on the cover page of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack published in London?
A
Sunil Gavaskar
B
Kapil Dev
C
Virat Kohli
D
Sachin Tendulkar
Question 79
What is the name of the battery unveiled by an Israeli startup on 8 April 2014 that charges a smartphone in less than 30 seconds?
A
MamoDot
B
SpeedoDot
C
Nanodots
D
Bulletdots
Question 80
Ernesto Gainza on 7 April 2014 set a new Guinness record for skydiving using the world's smallest parachute. He belongs to which country?
A
USA
B
UAE
C
UK
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 81
Who has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of Hungary on 8 April 2014 for a consecutive second term?
A
Attila Mesterhazy
B
Viktor Orban
C
Gordon Bajnai
D
Peter Medgyessy
Question 82
Which Indian industrialist on 10 April 2014 was appointed as a member of the Board of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)?
A
Mukesh Ambani
B
N Narayan Murthy
C
Ratan Tata
D
Gautam Adani
Question 83
According to a recently released data, after how many years India became a net exporter of steel?
A
5 years
B
7 years
C
10 years
D
6 years
Question 84
Who won the Singapore Open 2014 of badminton on 13 April 2014?
A
Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia
B
Saina Nehwal, India
C
P V Sidhu, India
D
Simon Santoso, Indonesia
Question 85
Recently Iran and Pakistan conducted a Joint Military Exercise to promote the military cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad. Where was the exercise held?
A
Tehran
B
Lahore
C
Strait of Hormuz
D
Aligoodarz
Question 86
Which country won the T20 Women Cricket World Cup 2014
A
England
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
South Africa
Question 87
Which Indian pharmaceutical company announced on 7 April 2014 to buy the Ranbaxy for an amount of 3.2 billion dollars?
A
Cipla
B
Sun Pharma
C
Wockhardt
D
Diachii
Question 88
Name the renowned cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee, who died on 7 April 2014 at his residence in Shankarapuram?
A
B. N. Sircar
B
V K Murthy
C
Pankaj Mullick
D
Raichand Boral
Question 89
Who won the Millennium Technology Prize 2014 given in the second week of April 2014?
A
Physicist Stuart Parkin
B
Chemist Roger S Goody
C
Physicist Saul Perlmutter
D
None of the above
Question 90
Recently one of the stone-age tribes of India casted their votes for the first time for the Lok Sabha Elections 2014. What is the name of the tribe?
A
Jarawa
B
Kammara
C
Khampti
D
Shompens
Question 91
Match the following Important personalities Filed to which they belongA. MS Dhoni                               1. Author of A Girl is a Half-formed ThingB. Heena Sindhu                       2. Captain of captain of the ICC World T20 teamC. Jhumpa Lahiri                       3. World’s Number One in 10 meters air pistol eventD. Eimear McBride                   4. Author of novel Lowland
A
4 3 2 1
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 3 4 1
D
2 1 4 3
Question 92
Name the report released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which has highlighted that Arab countries will have to come up with bold economic policy reforms for economic stability and job creation?
A
New Horizons-Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transitions
B
Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transitions – the new Horizons
C
Towards New Horizons-Arab Economic Transformation amid Political Transitions
D
None of the above
Question 93
The book titled The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh' is authored by
A
PC Parekh
B
Sanjaya Baru
C
Chetan Bhagat
D
Nikhil Chandwani
Question 94
A state Government has refused to repatriate all the Bru refugees lodged in six Tripura relief camps within three months. Name the state that has refused to repatriate the Bru Refugees within 3 months?
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Manipur
D
Mizoram
Question 95
Along which coast of India a 45-day long ban on fishing was imposed from the midnight on 14 April 2014?
A
East Coast
B
West coast
C
Along the coast of A & N Islands
D
Both (a) & (b)
Question 96
Who won the Women’s Champion Fiberlass Texas Open squash tournament held at Houston, United States on 14 April 2014?
A
Nour El Sherbini
B
Jan Koukal
C
Charlotte Fish
D
Svante Sandell
Question 97
Name the team that won the National Syed Mustaq Ali Cricket T20 Trophy title 2014?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Baroda
C
Mumbai
D
Delhi
Question 98
Supreme Court of India in its landmark judgment of 15 April 2014 recognised transgender as the third category of sex. In its judgment the Apex Court claimed transgenders as socially and economically backward. The decision came while hearing PIL (Public Interest Litigation) in which case?
A
National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) Vs Union of India & Ors
B
Shatrughan Chauhan & Anr Vs Union of India & Ors
C
Champakam Dorairajan Vs State of Madras
D
S.R. Bommai Vs Union of India
Question 99
India born poet Vijay Seshadri on 14 April 2014 won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems published in 2013. Name the collection of the poems for which he was awarded?
A
The Goldfinch
B
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
C
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia
D
3 Sections
Question 100
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on 14 April 2014 released theTrends in world military expenditure, 2013. According to this the world military expenditure in real terms has declined since 2012 by
A
1.9 percent
B
2.0 percent
C
2.5 percent
D
3.0 percent
Question 101
Indian Railways launched a portal on 15 April 2014 with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways, which will facilitate railways in saving energy up to 15 percent by the year 2020. Name the portal?
A
AIMS
B
RAILAIMED
C
RAILSAVER
D
IRCTCSAVER
Question 102
Name the director of Ship of Theseus that was selected as the Best picture film at 61st National Film Awards for 2013 announced in New Delhi on 16 April 2014
A
Nagraj Manjule
B
Balu Mahendra
C
Satish Manwar
D
Anand Gandhi
Question 103
Supreme Court of India on 17 April 2014 said that the national auditor, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is empowered to audit the revenues of
A
Private Telecom Companies
B
Private Electricity Companies
C
Private Manufacturing Companies
D
All the Private Companies
Question 104
Name the woman who has been recently appointed as the Next Chief Justice of Delhi High Court?
A
Justice Gita Mittal
B
Justice Gorla Rohini
C
Justice Reva Khetrapal
D
Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed
Question 105
Name the author of the book Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths?
A
PC Parekh
B
Sanjaya Baru
C
RK Yadav
D
Nikhil Chandwani
Question 106
Google on 14 April 2014 bought a firm that is a maker of high-altitude solar-powered drones to bring internet access to the remotest parts of the world and also to solve problems related to it. Name the firm acquired by Google?
A
Solar Drone Company Ascenta
B
Titan Aerospace
C
DeepMind Technologies
D
None of the above
Question 107
Name the person, who has been appointed as the 22nd Navy Chief of India?
A
Shekhar Sinha
B
Robin K Dhowan
C
Satish Soni
D
Sunil Lamba
Question 108
The world on 18 April 2014 celebrated the World Heritage Day to celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites. What is the theme for the year 2014?
A
World Heritage Convention
B
World Heritage and Sustainable Development: the Role of Local Communities
C
Heritage of Commemoration
D
None of the above
Question 109
The European Parliament on 15 April 2014 approved the Banking Union reforms. In this context consider the following statementsI. To establish a new oversight system known as the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) under the European Central Bank (ECB)II. A fund of 55 billion euros (76 billion dollars) will be set up to cover the cost of closures. Which is/are correct?
A
I only
B
II only
C
Both I and II
D
Neither I nor II
Question 110
What is the name of a new software app was developed to help the illiterate farmers?
A
Sandesh Pathak
B
Messenger Reader
C
Sandesh Vahak
D
Padho Kishan
Question 111
Piramal Enterprises Ltd decided on 17 April 2014 to acquire 20 percent stake in which Indian company?
A
Vodafone India
B
Sundaram Finance
C
Shriram Capital
D
Sun Pharma
Question 112
Which Indian agency has set up Sports Integrity Unit on 15 April 2014 to investigate cases related to fraud in sports?
A
Central Vigilance Commission
B
Central Bureau of Investigation
C
Criminal Investigation Department
D
Union Ministry of Sports
Question 113
Who has been appointed as the new Union Finance Secretary on 15 April 2014?
A
Ashok Singhal
B
Arvind Mayaram
C
R P Watal
D
Ravi Mathur
Question 114
What is Bluefin 21 which was deployed on 14 April 2014 to find the remains of the missing Malaysian airplane MH370 in the Indian Ocean?
A
A submarine
B
A robot submarine
C
An undersea buoy
D
A robot
Question 115
Scientists of which University created the first 3D model of the malaria parasite genome in April 2014?
A
Harvard University
B
Indian Institute of Science
C
University of California
D
University of Washington
Question 116
According to the US Department of Homeland Security report released on 16 April 2014, temporary workers of which community accounted for the largest number of non-immigrants residing in the US in 2012?
A
Chinese
B
Mexican
C
Indian
D
African
Question 117
Who won the OUE Singapore Badminton Open 2014 held in the third week of April 2014?
A
Simon Santoso, Indonesia
B
Deepika Pallikal, India
C
Saina Nehwal, India
D
Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia
Question 118
Who won the Whangarei Rally of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship held in New Zealand recently?
A
Jan Kopecky, Czech Republic
B
Glenn Macneall, Australia
C
Mark Pedder, Australia
D
Gaurav Gill, India
Question 119
In April 2014, India became a net exporter of steel after how many years?
A
5 years
B
6 years
C
7 years
D
3 years
Question 120
What is the name of new Earth-size planet found in the habitable zone on 17 April 2014?
A
KI-238
B
KEPLER-186f
C
KOI-238
D
CHANDRA-186f
Question 121
Scientist of which University on 17 April 2014 designed the world's first floating nuclear plants?
A
Purdue University
B
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
C
Wisconsin University
D
University of Washington
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